The Board of Global Dignity has announced the hiring of Cynthia Guyer as the organization’s first Executive Director. Before joining Global Dignity, Guyer was the founding Executive Director of the Portland Schools Foundation in Oregon, where she worked with the Board to organize and win six successive campaigns that together raised over $800 million in public funding for City and County public schools.

Simultaneously, Global Dignity is opening its global headquarters office in New York City. The nonprofit, non-governmental organization, works to strengthen dignity-centered leadership in over 70 countries around the world. Over 500,000 young people from around the world participated in Global Dignity Day 2016. Global Dignity was founded in 2006 by HKH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, John Hope Bryant, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE and Pekka Himanen, a renowned philosopher from Finland.

Read the full announcement.